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RE: paleoart idea!
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> chris brochu
> > What about the Maastrichtion sauropods _Alamosaurus_ (North
> Horn Fm, Utah)
> > and _Dyslocosaurus_ (Lance Fm, Wyoming)?
> I can't comment on Dyslocosaurus, as I don't know much about it. But I
> was including the North Horn along with "non-northwestern US" localities
> - Alamosaurus seems not to have gotten as far north as the area
> currently producing the Hell Creek or Scollard Formations, which is
> where T. rex is primarily known from.
_Dyslocosaurus_ IS from Wyoming. However, the exact stratum and location
from which it was collected is uncertain (hence "dys- loco-", "bad place
[data]"): it MIGHT be from the Lance, or it MIGHT be from the Morrison (ooh,
big surprise, a Morrison sauropod! :-).
In any case, sauropod teeth do not seem to occur in the typical northwestern
Interior units in which _T. rex_ is common.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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